By Jan-Erik Lane
Starting from the principal-agent viewpoint, this booklet deals a brand new research of presidency. It translates political associations as units designed to resolve the omnipresent principal-agent online game in politics. In different phrases how you can decide on, coach, video display and review political brokers or elites so they convey according to the desires and personal tastes in their primary: the population.
This e-book explores no matter if there are any evolutionary mechanisms in politics which consultant mankind in the direction of the rule of thumb of legislations regime, regionally and globally. It combines a cross-sectional technique with a longitudinal one.
Comparing the level of the guideline of legislation between states, utilizing a collection of knowledge from a hundred and fifty nations relating political and social variables, the writer seeks to appreciate why there's this type of marked distinction between states. Taking a state-centred viewpoint and searching at nations with a inhabitants better than a million humans in the course of the submit moment global battle interval, the e-book examines:
- The balance and function of states
- The stipulations for the guideline of legislation regime: financial, social, cultural and institutional ones
- The evolution of governments in the direction of rule of law
Comparative Politics - The Principle-Agent Perspective will be of curiosity to scholars and students of comparative politics, executive, political conception and law.
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